Top Russian diplomat says current violence in Ukraine “unacceptable”

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(Interfax – Moscow, January 27, 2014) Actions of Ukrainian “fighters for human rights”, who are throwing Molotov cocktails at representatives of the authorities and beating up other citizens, are unacceptable and should receive a corresponding assessment of international organizations, Russian Foreign Ministry’s ombudsman for human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov has said. “To fight for human rights […]

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Interfax: European political forces tend to become radical – Dolgov

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YEREVAN. Oct 23 (Interfax) – Russia is calling on the world community to work together on resolving issues in the sphere of human rights protection, Russian Foreign Ministry envoy on human rights, democracy, and supremacy of law Konstantin Dolgov said. “At the conference on the prevention of discrimination, xenophobia, and intolerance in Europe held in Yerevan, we called on our […]

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Moscow slams European Parliament resolution criticizing human rights in Russia

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(Interfax – MOSCOW, June 14, 2013) Moscow views a European Parliament resolution regarding the rule of law in Russia as a set of unwarranted accusations. “The content of the resolution is a hackneyed set of unwarranted accusations and complaints regarding Russia, and this often openly distorts facts as well. It contains everything but a real desire to solve problems with […]

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